iTunes LP, the rich media salesperson

photo credit: Polifemus A couple of days ago, Apple introduced iTunes9 and demonstrated a new iTunes feature called iTunes LP. That’s “LP” as in long-playing album. Those of us who were of music-buying age in the 1960s (not me, old man), 1970s and early 1980s remember some of the albums we bought. I remember a […]

Business is Personal is now available on iTunes

Some of you may have noticed lately that there have been a few extra little trinkets at the bottom of posts over the last week or so. I’ve started podcasting most of the posts here at Business is Personal, and they are now available on iTunes. As time permits, I’ll be podcasting older posts as […]

David Apple wastes no time, passes Goliath Wal-Mart in music sales

Just a few days ago, I was talking about iTunes passing Amazon and Best Buy in 2007 total music sales. That’s all kinds – CD and downloaded music. Didn’t take long for that to become old news. On Tuesday, a leaked Apple memo shows that January 2008 music industry numbers from NPD indicates that Apple […]

Amazon responds to print on demand (POD) changes

photo credit: cindiann About 5pm Eastern late night, I received a note via my contact page from Amazon’s Drew Herdener. I appreciate that Drew (ie: his assistant) went to the trouble to chase this post down, much less to respond (Business is) Personal-ly:) Of course, an identical note was sent to others, including Writer’s Weekly, […]